Historic V Corps finally activates at Fort Knox
FORT KNOX (KY) — Fort Knox is now officially home to a 3-Star Command. The historic V Corps finally activated on Friday, the culmination of months of work and standup for the over 100 year old corps.
V Corps is now just the fourth active Army corps in the military. The corps’ forward position in Europe is located in Poland.
LaRue County students prepare for NTI this week
LARUE COUNTY (KY) — LaRue County students will head back to Non-traditional instruction starting today. The district decided last week to move back to NTI after the state’s incidence map placed the county in the red.
Superintendent David Raleigh says the district will reevaluate instructional methods each Thursday.
Skydiving instructor dies over the weekend
ELIZABETHTOWN (KY) — One person has died after a skydiving incident over the weekend in Elizabethtown.
Skydive Kentucky announced Sunday morning that one of their dive instructor’s, Mike Kelly, had died on Saturday during a jump. The company says Kelly was fatally injured after making what they called an “unrecoverable turn” too close to the ground. The company says the turn resulted in Kelly’s parachute not being able to restabilize when landing.
No other details on the incident have been released.
HCSO: Woman arrested after allegedly snorting Fentanyl before driving
HARDIN COUNTY (KY) — A Radcliff woman was arrested last week for driving while under the influence of an opioid.
According to arrest citations, deputies with the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office were called to Rineyville Elementary where they found the subject, Jessica Noggle. Deputies made contact with Noggle, who they say had trouble standing and had slurred speech. Noggle informed officers that she had snorted Fentanyl before driving. Noggle had driven to the school with a 3-year old child in the back seat of the vehicle.
Noggle was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment, as well as operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a substance. She was lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center.
Census wraps up; local response rates in
After a ruling from the Supreme Court, the 2020 Census has concluded, and response rates have been documented.
According to the official Census website, the Kentucky rate for self-response came in at a total of 68.2%. On a more local level, Nelson county led the way in total responses, with 77.4% responding. Hardin was second in the area with 73.3% responding, and LaRue came in with 73.0% responding. Meade and Breckinridge county reported 70.7% and 57.4% respectively.
According to the Census website, Kentucky was ranked #22 in the United States in number of those who self-responded.
HCS elementary school receives $15,000 grant
HARDIN COUNTY (KY) — G.C Burkhead Elementary has received a large grant for student learning. The district announced Friday that the school was the recipient of $15,000, aimed at helping to grow STEM learning for students.
The program has awarded $57 million to rural schools since beginning in 2010.